Posts tagged: Gross Domestic Product

There’s a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty with Solar Power

By Tim McDonnell Lusela Murandika just wants to be able to watch the evening news. The 76-year-old farmer lives in Kanyala village in northern Tanzania, 60 miles from the nearest town that’s connected to the electric grid. For years, he’s powered a tiny TV set in the dim sitting room of his concrete house here […]

Solar Powered Government Buildings Coming for Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday, July 2, 2012 – Barbados will shortly be replacing almost all its public street lights with energy efficient lamps, retrofitting at least 12 government buildings with solar power systems, and deploying energy efficiency and conservation technologies throughout the public sector. This is all thanks to the recent approval by the Inter-American Development […]